Tag: UEFA Champions League

#15) West Ham WFC

Photo credit: @westhamwomen West Ham WFC made history earlier this week by playing their first ever top flight game of football, securing a well-earned draw against Reading in the FA Women’s Super League (WSL). Not that you would have known it from looking at…

My Top 10 Sporting Moments – 2016

It’s that time of year again for me to churn out my incredibly well informed, not-at-all-biased (please note the sarcasm here, my ego isn’t yet that big) top ten list of sporting moments that occurred during 2016. It was really hard to choose just…

What makes the good ‘great’?

Wayne Rooney – England’s captain, the fourth highest goalscorer for his country and about to become only the ninth Englishman to reach a century of caps. Statistically, it can be said that Rooney is one of the finest footballers this nation has produced; he…

Have a Little Patience

Professional football is a very fickle business if you’re a manager. One minute fans, players and chairmen alike see you as a God-like figure; the next, you’re a villain who should be banished from the world as quickly as possible. Nowadays, it seems as…

Vampire of Brazil

With so much sport going on at the moment, I have been struggling to decide over the last few days as to what I should write in this post. Of course, the football World Cup has been dominant in the British media but there…

A Sweet Tooth for Success

Cake is a fantastic thing. It has many uses – birthdays, weddings, mood-raiser – and there are numerous different variations. There is a cake for everyone out there, unless by some serious set of unfortunate circumstances there is someone allergic to every single potential…

A Tribute

It’s fair to say that the last week or so has been pretty hectic in the sporting world… Well ok, the football world then! Fergie’s retirement, Wigan winning their first ever FA Cup before being relegated, Mancini’s sacking and, tonight, Chelsea’s opportunity to be…

Calling all football and rugby fans… Don’t hide away just yet!

As the domestic football and rugby seasons come to a close, there are a number of reasons why you shouldn’t put your televisions into hibernation just yet. There is still plenty of action to come between May and August, including the greatest two-team rivalry…

The Northern Irish Messiah

Last weekend’s 5-0 drubbing of a hapless Norwich signalled to the footballing world that Liverpool are returning to the glory days of the ‘70s, ‘80s and 2005. It may have been a long time since The Reds have lived up to their trophy-studded past…